Quotes of Coincidence

“ It is no coincidence that in no known language does the phrase 'As pretty as an Airport' appear. ”

- Douglas Adams

“ It's exactly the same territory, and it's a complete coincidence. ”

- John Cleese

“ I don't know if it be a peculiarity in me, but I am seldom otherwise than happy while watching in the chamber of death, should no frenzied or despairing mourner share the duty with me. I see a repose that neither earth nor hell can break; and I feel an assurance of the endless and shadowless hereafter - the Eternity they have entered - where life is boundless in its duration, and love in its sympathy, and joy in its fulness. ”

- Emily Bronte

“ When you start to piece it all together, and again we haven't finished the investigation and maybe it is coincidence, but I must say I'm a skeptic,... I think the only responsible thing for us to do is to proceed on the basis they could be linked. ”

- Dick Cheney

“ It's not a coincidence there are this many injuries. If the WTA and (CEO) Larry Scott don't take this as a big warning that something needs to be done, then they have got a problem. ”

- Tracy Austin

“ The sixties were when hallucinogentic drugs were really, really big. And I don't think it's a coincidence that we had the type of shows we had then, like The Flying Nun. ”

- Ellen DeGeneres

“ Coincidences, in general, are great stumbling-blocks in the way of that class of thinkers who have been educated to know nothing of the theory of probabilities. ”

- Edgar Allan Poe

“ The only alternative to coexistence is codestruction. ”

- Jawaharlal Nehru

“ It's no coincidence that three of the top five stock option traders in a recent trading contest were all ex-Marines. ”

- Robert Prechter Jr.

“ Coincidences are spiritual puns. ”

- G.K. Chesterton

“ They have a saying in Chicago: 'Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. The third time it's enemy action.'. ”

- Ian Fleming

“ Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in this life has a purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from. ”

- Elisabeth Kuebler Ross

“ Dressing up is inevitably a substitute for good ideas. It is no coincidence that technically inept business types are known as "suits.". ”

- Paul Graham

“ I love surprises and coincidences. I love them even more when I don't pass them off as luck, but rather recognize them as a sign that my life's course is right on track. ”

- Jason Mraz

“ A coincidence is a small miracle in which God chooses to remain anonymous. ”

- Unknown

“ Art the end result of perception, wisdom, intelligence, discipline, hard work, passion, luck, accident, and coincidence. ”

- Unknown

“ The Deputy Prime Minister will present a bill that is rambling, over-inflated, illogical and ridiculously cumbersome - funny coincidence, that. ”

- William Hague

“ Learn to get in touch with silence within yourself, and know that everything in this life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from. ”

- Elisabeth Kubler Ross

“ When I pray, coincidences happen, and when I don't, they don't. ”

- Sir William Temple

“ There are two major products that came out of Berkeley: LSD and UNIX. We don't believe this to be a coincidence. ”

- Jeremy S. Anderson

“ When you analyze admirable lives, you find they are made up of minor details, of dabbling, of experiments, of people who look back and see they were preparing themselves for careers they didn't even know they wanted. Along the way they experience so many flukes and coincidences that you can only conclude that those who experiment put themselves in the path of happenstance, watched over by the angels of coincidence. ”

- Dale Dauten

“ look at that word blame. It's just a coincidence that the last two letters spell the word me. But that coincidence is worth thinking about. Other people or unfortunate circumstances may have caused you to feel pain, but only you control whether you allow that pain to go on… ”

- Arthur Freeman

“ It was a coincidence,... It was a weird moment where I had just gotten the script and, like a half hour later, we went and had lunch. And she just sort of out of the blue, said, you know, 'Has anybody ever worked with Clive Owen?' And I just said, 'That's very strange… ”

- Jennifer Aniston

“ It is an interesting coincidence. I guess I am following in his footsteps,... 'Where have you gone Joe DiMaggio? A nation turns its lonely eyes to you?' I'll tell people my name and they don't get it. ”

- Joe DiMaggio

“ Just by coincidence, Senator Teddy Kennedy and I, in the last couple of days, after several months of negotiations, have reached an agreement for an immigration proposal that we will be putting out next week,... our proposal is along the lines of make them pay a fine of a couple thousand dollars, make them work for three years, and after three years they can get in the back of the line for a green card and then eventually become citizens. ”

- John McCain

“ An intelligent observation of the facts of human existence will reveal to shallow-minded folk who sneer at the use of coincidence in the arts of fiction and drama that life itself is little more than a series of coincidences. ”

- Rafael Sabatini

“ Can it be a coincidence that, say, in the Sun newspaper, the ideal of female beauty would seem to be the body - the overdeveloped body - of a nubile woman and, what, the face of a twelve-year-old? Paedophilia is completely ingrained within our culture. ”

- Alan Moore

“ Playing octaves was just a coincidence. And it's still such a challenge, like chord versions, block chords like cats play on piano. There are a lot of things that can be done with it, but each is a field of its own. I used to have headaches every time I played octaves, because it was extra strain, but the minute I'd quit I'd be all right… ”

- Wes Montgomery

“ Democracy with its semi-civilization sincerely cherishes junk. The artist's power should be spiritual, but the power of the majority is material. When these worlds meet occasionally, it is pure coincidence. ”

- Paul Klee

“ I like coincidences. They make me wonder about destiny, and whether free will is an illusion or just a matter of perspective. They let me speculate on the idea of some master plan that, from time to time, we're allowed to see out of the corner of our eye. ”

- Chuck
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